Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 12377 airplays from 149 different DJs

  1: "Try Me One More Time," David Bromberg [Appleseed, new] (72)
        "It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry"
        "Try Me One More Time"
        "Shake Sugaree"
        "I Belong To The Band"
  2: "The Brightness," Anais Mitchell [Righteous Babe, 2/07] (50)
        "Hobo's Lullaby"
        "Your Fonder Heart"
  3: "Quartet," Peter Rowan And Tony Rice [Rounder, 1/07] (42)
        "Sunny Side Of The Mountain"
        "Dust Bowl Children"
        "To Live Is To Fly"
  4: "Fork In The Road," The Infamous Stringdusters [Sugar Hill, new] (40)
        "Poor Boy's Delight"
        "No More To Leave You Behind"
        "Starry Night"
  5: "Revenants," Mad Agnes [Self, 1/07] (38)
        "Everything I Needed To Know About Love I Learned From My Dog"
        "Black Crow"
  5: "The West Was Burning," Martha Scanlan [Sugar Hill, new] (38)
        "Went To See The Gypsy"
        "The West Was Burning"
        "10 Thousand Charms"
        "Seeds Of The Pine"
  7: "Folk Jazz Blues And Soul," Jory Nash [Thin Man, new] (37)
        "Summer Hunter"
        "Long Black Funeral Train"
        "Back To Mono"
  8: "Get On Board!," Kim And Reggie Harris [Appleseed, 1/07] (35)
        "Get On Board"
        "Down By The Riverside"
        "Oh Mary Don't You Weep"
  8: "A Kinder Season," Eve Goldberg [Borealis, 1/07] (35)
        "Been In The Storm So Long"
        "Let Me Rise"
        "Choose Love"
 10: "Moonswept," The Roches [429, new] (33)
        "Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane"
        "No Shoes"
        "Only You Know How"
 10: "Peacetime," Eddi Reader [Compass, new] (33)
        "Mary And The Soldier"
        "Baron's Heir And Sadenia's Air"
        "Muddy Water"
 12: "Storyhill," Storyhill [Red House, 2/07] (31)
        "Paradise Lost"
        "Give Up The Ghost"
 13: "Mockingbird," Sally Spring [Sniffinpup, 5/06] (30)
        "Hickory Wind"
        "Pretty Peggie-O"
        "Take Me To The Water"
 13: "Not Too Late," Norah Jones [Blue Note, new] (30)
        "Little Room"
        "Sun Doesn't Like You"
        "My Dear Country"
 15: "Diamond Days," Eric Bibb [Telarc, 1/07] (29)
        "Tall Cotton"
        "In My Father's House"
        "Shine On"
 16: "Firecracker," Wailin' Jennys [Red House, 6/06] (28)
        "Long Time Traveller"
        "Devil's Paintbrush Road"
        "Things That You Know"
 16: "Viridian," The Greencards [Dualtone, new] (28)
        "River Of Sand"
        "Here You Are"
        "Mucky The Duck"
 16: "West," Lucinda Williams [Lost Highway, 1/07] (28)
        "Are You Alright?"
        "Fancy Funeral"
 19: "Elana James," Elana James [Snarf, new] (27)
        "20-4 Hours A Day"
        "Oh, Baby"
        "One More Night"
 20: "Slidin' Home," John Starling And Carolina Star [Rebel, new] (26)
        "In My Hour Of Darkness"
        "Those 2 Blue Eyes"
        "Waitin' For A Train"
 21: "We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions," Bruce Springsteen [Columbia, 4/06] (25)
        "O Mary Don't You Weep"
        "Pay Me My Money Down"
 22: "Lost Men And Angry Girls," Audrey Auld Mezera [Reckless, new] (24)
        "Down In A Hole"
 22: "Migrations," The Duhks [Sugar Hill, 9/06] (24)
        "Out Of The Rain"
        "Down To The River"
 24: "An Ancient Muse," Loreena McKennitt [Verve, 11/06] (23)
        "Penelope's Song"
        "Never Ending Road"
 24: "Strange Conversation," Kris Delmhorst [Signature, 6/06] (23)
        "Everything Is Music"
        "Since You Went Away"
 26: "Endless Highway: The Music Of The Band," Various Artists [Savoy, 1/07] (22)
        "Stage Fright," Steve Reynolds
        "Weight," Lee Ann Womack
 26: "Flight Of Fancy," Crabtree And Mills [Free And Easy, new] (22)
        "Across The Borderline"
 26: "Roseland Barndance," North Cregg [Greentrax, new] (22)
        "Dark Eyed Sailor"
        "Sliabh Luachra Polkas"
 26: "Taking The Long Way," Dixie Chicks [Columbia, 5/06] (22)
        "Not Ready To Make Nice"
        "Everybody Knows"
        "I Hope"
 30: "Children Running Through," Patty Griffin [ATO, new] (21)
        "Heavenly Day"
 30: "Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular," Tony Trischka [Rounder, new] (21)
        "Farewell Blues"
 30: "Invisible Man," Darrell Scott [Full Light, 6/06] (21)
        "And The River Is Me"
 30: "My Remembrance Of You," Diana Jones [Newsong, 3/06] (21)
        "Pretty Girl"
        "All My Money On You"
 34: "The Drugs I Need," Austin Lounge Lizards [Blue Corn, 10/06] (20)
        "Banjo Players In Heaven"
        "Christmas Time For Visa"
 34: "Friends Of Old Time Music," Various Artists [Smithsonian/Folkways, 9/06] (20)
        "Before This Time Another Year," Bessie Jones And The Georgia Sea Island Singers
 36: "Gifts And Burdens," Holly Figueroa [Self, new] (18)
        "One More Time"
 36: "One Meat Ball," Christine Lavin And Friends [Appleseed, 8/06] (18)
        "One Meat Ball," Dave Van Ronk
        "Root Beer For Breakfast," Vance Gilbert
 36: "Workbench Songs," Guy Clark [Dualtone, 7/06] (18)
        "Analog Girl"
        "Tornado Time In Texas"
 39: "Gray Sky Girls," Gray Sky Girls [American Melody, 10/06] (17)
        "Golden Slippers"
        "Texas Rain"
 39: "Wanderer's Paean," Kim Beggs [Self, 12/06] (17)
        "Walking Down To The Station"
        "Wanderer's Paean"
 41: "Another Life," Lenore [Elaine, new] (16)
        "Hippie Song"
        "Old Man"
 41: "Break Me Open," Johnsmith [Blue Pine, 4/06] (16)
        "Pothole Season"
        "Messy Thing"
 41: "Knowing The Place," David Hyams [Self, new] (16)
        "World's Colliding; Chasing The Rainbow"
        "Flat Out Like A Lizard Drinking/Last Piunt At The Cobblestone"
 41: "Shaken By A Low Sound," Crooked Still [Signature, 8/06] (16)
        "Ain't No Grave"
        "Can't You Hear Me Callin"
 41: "Something In The Water," Sally Shuffield [Self, 5/06] (16)
        "Lost Highway"
 46: "After The Morning," Cara Dillon [Compass, 9/06] (15)
        "Garden Valley"
 46: "Burlesque," Bellowhead [Westpark, new] (15)
        "London Town"
 46: "Heaven Here On Earth," Terry Kitchen [Urban Campfire, 1/07] (15)
        "Life Is Hard Enough"
 46: "Home To You," Po' Girl [Nettwerk, new] (15)
        "To The Angry Evangelist"
        "Go On And Pass Me By"
 46: "Leave The Light On," Chris Smither [Signature, 9/06] (15)
        "Leave The Light On"
 46: "Modern Times," Bob Dylan [Columbia, 9/06] (15)
        "Workingman's Blues #2"
 46: "My Sacred Heart," Erik Balkey [Self, 1/07] (15)
        "What Good Am I"
        "Eyes Wide Open"
 46: "The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster," Ruthie Foster [Blue Corn, new] (15)
        "Fruits Of My Labor"
        "Up Above My Head"
 46: "Yours Truly," Natalie MacMaster [Rounder, 10/06] (15)
        "Mother Nature"
 55: "Let The Ride Begin," Circuit Riders [Pinecastle, 12/06] (14)
 55: "Long Night Moon," Catie Curtis [Compass, 8/06] (14)
        "Passing Through"
        "People Look Around"
 55: "March," Hope Machine [Tribes Hill, new] (14)
        "Bound For Glory"
 55: "Nashville," Solomon Burke [Shout Factory, 9/06] (14)
        "That's How I Got To Memphis"
 55: "Over The Hills," Lucy Kaplansky [Red House, new] (14)
        "Ring Of Fire"
        "Someday Soon"
 55: "Songs Of The Open Road," The Kennedys [Appleseed, 8/06] (14)
 55: "Throw Down," Wilders [Rural Grit, 6/06] (14)
        "Blues Come Around"
 55: "Wonder Wheel," Klezmatics [Jmg, 1/07] (14)
        "Gonna Get Through This World"
        "Goin' Away To Sea"
 63: "Azalea Sampler 2," Various Artists [Azalea City, new] (13)
        "I Don't Wanna Know," Ruthie And The Wranglers
        "I'm So Sad Since You Left Me," Ruthie And The Wranglers
 63: "Better Late Than Never," Mary McCaslin [Self, 12/06] (13)
        "Acres Of Houses"
 63: "Close To Home," Donal Clancy [Compass, 9/06] (13)
        "Ask My Father / Helvic Head"
        "Lord Inchiquin"
 63: "Hammer Of The Honky Tonk Gods," Bill Kirchen [Proper, 9/06] (13)
        "Hammer Of The Honky-Tonk Gods"
 63: "Long List Of Heartaches," Grascals [Rounder, 8/06] (13)
        "Don't Tell Mama"
 63: "The Memory Of Your Company," Arlington Priest [Crazy Neighbor, new] (13)
 63: "Riverside Battle Songs," Ollabelle [Verve Forecast, 8/06] (13)
        "Everything Is Broken"
 63: "Seducing The '60s," Joe Goldmark [Lo-Ball, new] (13)
        "Sad Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands"
 63: "Tell Someone," Kenny And Amanda Smith [Rebel, new] (13)
        "Shoutin' Time"
        "Someday Soon"
 63: "Wild Bouquet," Burns Sisters Band [Ithaca, 9/06] (13)


Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 12377 airplays from 149 different DJs

1. "It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry" (15)
        by David Bromberg
        from "Try Me One More Time"
2. "Are You Alright?" (14)
        by Lucinda Williams
        from "West"
        also "Lucinda Williams"
3. "Poor Boy's Delight" (13)
        by The Infamous Stringdusters
        from "Fork In The Road"
3. "Try Me One More Time" (13)
        by David Bromberg
        from "Try Me One More Time"
5. "Summer Hunter" (12)
        by Jory Nash
        from "Folk Jazz Blues And Soul"
6. "Hobo's Lullaby" (11)
        by Anais Mitchell
        from "The Brightness"
7. "Black Crow" (10)
        by Mad Agnes
        from "Revenants"
7. "Everything I Needed To Know About Love I Learned From My Dog" (10)
        by Mad Agnes
        from "Revenants"
7. "Hickory Wind" (10)
        by Sally Spring
        from "Mockingbird"
7. "Tall Cotton" (10)
        by Eric Bibb
        from "Diamond Days"
7. "Your Fonder Heart" (10)
        by Anais Mitchell
        from "The Brightness"
12. "In My Hour Of Darkness" (9)
        by John Starling And Carolina Star
        from "Slidin' Home"
12. "Paradise Lost" (9)
        by Storyhill
        from "Storyhill"
12. "Shenandoah" (9)
        by Anais Mitchell
        from "The Brightness"
12. "Sunny Side Of The Mountain" (9)
        by Peter Rowan And Tony Rice
        from "Quartet"
12. "Went To See The Gypsy" (9)
        by Martha Scanlan
        from "The West Was Burning"
17. "10 Thousand Charms" (8)
        by Martha Scanlan
        from "The West Was Burning"
17. "20-4 Hours A Day" (8)
        by Elana James
        from "Elana James"
17. "Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane" (8)
        by The Roches
        from "Moonswept"
17. "No Shoes" (8)
        by The Roches
        from "Moonswept"
17. "Shake Sugaree" (8)
        by David Bromberg
        from "Try Me One More Time"
17. "The West Was Burning" (8)
        by Martha Scanlan
        from "The West Was Burning"
23. "Give Up The Ghost" (7)
        by Storyhill
        from "Storyhill"
23. "Heavenly Day" (7)
        by Patty Griffin
        from "Children Running Through"
23. "Long Black Funeral Train" (7)
        by Jory Nash
        from "Folk Jazz Blues And Soul"
23. "Mary And The Soldier" (7)
        by Eddi Reader
        from "Peacetime"
23. "No More To Leave You Behind" (7)
        by The Infamous Stringdusters
        from "Fork In The Road"
23. "Only You Know How" (7)
        by The Roches
        from "Moonswept"
23. "River Of Sand" (7)
        by The Greencards
        from "Viridian"


Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 12377 airplays from 149 different DJs

1. David Bromberg
2. Anais Mitchell
3. Lucinda Williams
4. Jory Nash
5. The Infamous Stringdusters
5. Peter Rowan And Tony Rice
7. Mad Agnes
8. Bob Dylan
9. The Roches
10. Eric Bibb
10. The Greencards
10. Martha Scanlan
13. Kim And Reggie Harris
14. Eddi Reader
14. Wailin' Jennys
16. Bruce Springsteen
16. Eric Von Schmidt
16. Eve Goldberg
16. Norah Jones
20. The Duhks
20. Greg Brown
20. Nanci Griffith
23. Elana James
23. Guy Clark
23. John Prine
26. Sally Spring
27. Chris Smither
27. Lucy Kaplansky
27. Storyhill
30. Diana Jones
30. John Starling And Carolina Star
30. Richard Thompson
33. Audrey Auld Mezera
33. Darrell Scott
35. Dixie Chicks
35. Johnny Cash
35. The Kennedys
35. Patty Griffin
39. Dave Van Ronk
39. Ruthie Foster


Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 12377 airplays from 149 different DJs

1. Rounder
2. Sugar Hill
3. Compass
4. Red House
5. Columbia
6. Appleseed
7. Signature
8. Borealis
9. Smithsonian/Folkways
10. Dualtone
11. Rebel
12. Vanguard
13. Greentrax
14. Flying Fish
14. Rhino
14. Warner
17. Shanachie
18. Green Linnet
19. Philo
20. Righteous Babe
21. Pinecastle
22. Waterbug
23. Capitol
24. Sony
25. Nettwerk
26. Thin Man
27. Hightone
28. Alligator
28. Blue Note
28. Putumayo
31. Blue Corn
32. Elektra
33. Snarf
33. Sniffinpup
35. Lost Highway
36. RCA
37. MCA
37. Nonesuch
37. Reckless
37. Telarc


Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 12377 airplays from 149 different DJs

Abby Esty (XETRA, CA & Mexico)
Allan Nelson (BBC, U.K.)
Andrew Doerr (KCSB-FM, CA)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM, NY)
Annie Keville (WVBR-FM, NY)
Arthur Berman (CITR-FM, BC)
Arthur Dean (WCNI-FM, CT)
Arthur Elliott (4RED-FM, Australia)
Barry Parks (2HHH-FM, Australia)
Ben Sands (Clanrye-FM, Ireland)
Betsi Meissner (KXCI-FM, AZ)
Bill Hahn (WFDU-FM, NJ)
Bill Stuart (WFIT-FM, FL)
Bill Wagman (KDVS-FM, CA)
Blair Larsen (KUSU-FM & UPR, UT)
Bob Blackman (WKAR-FM, MI)
Bob McWilliams (KANU-FM & KPR, KS)
Bob Weiser (WBRS-FM & WOMR-FM, MA)
Brenda Tacik (CJTR-FM, SK)
Bruce Cameron (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Bud Johnson (syndicated, AK)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Chris King (WAGE-AM, VA)
Chrisana McGill (WSPN-FM, NY)
Cindy Funk (WYSO-FM, OH)
Clytia Fuller (KZSC-FM, CA)
Dan Alloway (KTEP-FM, TX)
Dan Ross (KACI-FM, OR)
David Fuente, Jr. (WKSU-FM etc, OH)
David John (KTRU-FM, TX)
David Sears (WBGU-FM, OH)
Dennis Brunnenmeyer (KVMR-FM, CA)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM etc, OR)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Doug Dick (WVGN-FM, VI)
Doug Tucker (KWVA-FM, OR)
Ed McDonald (WVMR-FM etc, WV)
Ellen Stanley (KFAI-FM, MN)
Frank Gosar (KLCC-FM, OR)
Frank Hoppe (KCSN-FM, CA)
Fred Dolan (WJCU-FM, OH)
Gary Harrison (KVMR-FM, CA)
Gaye Auxier (WDBX-FM, IL)
Gene Shay (WXPN-FM, PA)
George Brown (WDCB-FM, IL)
Gerd Stassen (EVW, Germany)
Gerrie Blake (KUNV-FM, NV)
Ginger Hopper (KBCS-FM, WA)
Graham McDonald (ArtSound-FM, Australia)
Greg Schatzmann (CJLX-FM, ON)
Hal Durden (KBCS-FM, WA)
Hansjoerg Malonek (ISW-FM, Germany)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Henk de Weerd (5EBI-FM, Australia)
Howard & Roz Larman (KPFK-FM & syndicated, CA)
Jamie Hoover (KSUT-FM, CO)
Jan Nary (4EB-FM, Australia)
Jeff Brown (KTOO-FM, AK)
Jeff Robson (CJUM-FM, MB)
Jenny Flux (2AIR-FM, Australia)
Jeremy Butler (WUAL-FM & APR, AL)
Jim Gilliland (WRUW-FM, OH)
Jim Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Jim Sigler (KUMR-FM, MO)
Jo Beattie (CFUR-FM, BC)
Joe Cline (WNCW-FM, NC)
Joe Colvin (WYSO-FM, OH)
Joel Wortzman (CKLN-FM, ON)
John Kalb (WSCL-FM, MD)
John Mazza (WNHU-FM, CT)
John McLaughlin (WMUC-FM, MD)
John Platt (WFUV-FM, NY)
John Sincock (KBCS-FM, WA)
John Trout (WYEP-FM, PA)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
John Wright (WLUW-FM, IL)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Jude & Mart Fowler (2HHH-FM, Australia)
Judith Gennett (KPSU, OR)
Jürgen Kramer (ZuSa, Germany)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Kate McNally (NHPR, NH)
Ken Batista (WYEP-FM, PA)
Ken Yavit (KBAC-FM, NM)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Kevin Vance (KALW-FM, CA)
Larry Hoyt (WAER-FM, NY)
Laura Summerfield (2AIR-FM, Australia)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM, AR)
Len Osland (CJUM-FM, MB)
Leonard Epstein (KRFC-FM, CO)
Linda Bull (CITR-FM, BC)
Lyle D. Skinner (CJUM-FM, MB)
Maggie Ferguson (WXOU-FM, MI)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM, VT)
Mark Richardson (WFHB-FM, IN)
Mark Tobler (WTUL-FM, LA)
Matt Watroba (WDET-DM, MI)
Menachem Vinegrad (Upper Galilee-FM, Israel)
Michael Alzo (WSLU-FM, NY)
Michael Stock (WLRN-FM, FL)
Mike Flynn (KUAF-FM & syndicated, AR)
Mike Regenstreif (CKUT-FM, QC)
Mitch Park (Kidnappers, New Zealand)
Naomi Soule and Terry Moses (KCLC-FM, MO)
Norman Whitman (WYSO-FM, OH)
Paul Hefti (cable FM, CA)
Paul Stamler (KDHX-FM, MO)
Peter Fraissinet (WVBR-FM, NY)
Peter Kernast (WTSR-FM, NJ)
Phil Knipe (KLFM, Australia)
Rainer Zellner (Radio Wueste Welle, Germany)
Randall Auxier (WDBX-FM, IL)
Rebecca Derry (WOBC-FM, OH)
Rich Pietrzak (WPRK-FM, FL)
Rich Warren (WFMT-FM, XM & syndicated, IL)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM, WA)
Robert Resnik (VPR, VT)
Robyne Fawx (KDVS-FM, CA)
Ron Olesko (WFDU-FM, NJ)
Ruby Slippers (KVMR-FM, CA)
Sandy Stift (CJSR-FM, AB)
Sara Barden (WFSS-FM, NC)
Sean Donovan (KBCS-FM, WA)
Sonja Hedlund (WJFF, NY)
Sonny Ochs (WRPI-FM, NY)
Steve Edge (CITR-FM, BC)
Steve Jerrett (KOPN-FM, MO)
Steve Pritchard (CKLN-FM, ON)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Sue Kessell (WNUR-FM, IL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WHUS-FM, CT)
Suzi Wollenberg (WVUD-FM, DE)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
Terry Carpenter (WTJU-FM, VA)
Terry Hayden (WRPI-FM, NY)
Todd Gross (WFIT-FM, FL)
Tom Bingham (WCVF-FM, NY)
Tom Bohan (WRUR-FM, NY)
Tom Coxworth (CKUA-FM, AB)
Tom Funk (KGLP-FM, NM)
Tom Martin-Erickson (WPR, WI)
Tom Pittman (KOOP & KUTX, TX)
Trevor Ruffell (Kidnappers, New Zealand)
Troy Tyree (WICN-FM, MA)
Valerie Cormier (CITR-FM, BC)
Wanda Fischer (WAMC & syndicated, NY)

These lists are compiled and posted to the FOLKDJ-L web site every month
(since October 1997).  The archive of past Top Album lists is available
at (the FOLKDJ-L web site) and also, in an
extended version, at (my personal web site).

The process of compiling the Top Albums list is automated (I do hand
correct some obvious errors and typos). The results are based on
playlists posted to FOLKDJ-L during the calendar month. I wrote a pair
of programs that work with the Eudora email program's filtering feature.
One program parses each playlist as it comes in and adds it to a
spreadsheet. The second program processes the spreadsheet into a readable
report. Playlists have to include artist, song and album name (label is
optional) and be in a reasonably regular format for my program to be able
to parse them. My programs wind up identifying 60% to 80% of the songs
actually posted.  The number of airplays listed for each album is the
number that my programs caught, which is smaller than the actual number.

The Top Albums list is sorted in descending order by number of plays
recorded for each album. Within an album, the number of times each of
the more popular tracks were played is shown. If a single DJ is the only
one mostly playing an album, the count of plays is adjusted downwards;
otherwise the raw counts are used. The top 70 albums are listed.  A more
detailed explanation is available at

Richard Gillmann                        
Tuesday "Lunch With Folks" Noon-3pm        
KBCS (91.3 FM) - Bellevue, WA